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JSO investigating deadly shooting on Delaware Avenue

Witnesses told investigators that a white vehicle drove past the victim, with someone in the vehicle shooting multiple times at him before leaving the area.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after one person was killed during a drive-by shooting in the city's Lake Forest neighborhood.

JSO said the shooting happened Thursday evening in the 8200 block of Delaware Avenue just before 6 p.m.

Responding officers found a vehicle parked on the side of the road with multiple bullet strikes at the scene. 

Witnesses told investigators that a white vehicle drove past the victim, with someone in the vehicle shooting multiple times at him before leaving the area, JSO said.

The victim, a man approximately 25-years-old, suffered multiple gunshot wounds from the shooting, according to officers. Individuals at the scene drove the victim to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

 At this time, no additional suspect information aside from the white vehicle is available. The investigation remains active and open.

Anyone with suspect information to contact JSO at 904-630-0500, jsocrimetips@jaxsheriff.org or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS.